Who was Alcie?

Who was Alcie (Alice Augusta Petavel)?

She was the daughter of Augusta (nee Hills) and Josias Petavel Born in 1877 in Switzerland she spent the WW1 years in Kent, where she recorded in incredible detail the unfolding of the four long war years which enveloped and changed her life. Follow her fascinating daily account which she begins the week before war started and live and feel through her record, the raw emotions which people around her were experiencing.

View some thoughts and extracts from the diaries